The Raven Age have signed a worldwide deal with Music For Nations/Sony and will release their third album in the summer of 2023. “Spirits are high in The Raven Age camp right now,” said guitarist George Harris.
“We are absolutely thrilled to be working with such a great team at Music For Nations and getting the ball rolling with the long-awaited campaign for the new album,” Harris continues. “This is a serious achievement for us. I’m super proud of all the guys and everyone involved. See you next year. It’s gonna be a cracker.
The new album will be their first with new guitarist Tommy Gentry and will feature special performances from Matt Hyde and Mika Jussila, with more to share later.
“We are extremely excited to begin this new chapter with such a prestigious metal label,” said vocalist Matt James. “Our long-awaited new album finally has the platform it needs, and we can’t wait until 2023.”
“All of us here at Music For Nations are thrilled to welcome The Raven Age to the label family,” said Julie Weir, Director of Music For Nations. “They have achieved so much on their own and already have an outstanding management, press and booking team around them. We are delighted to take them to the next level of their careers with the support of our structure in the UK and internationally to grow their influence and fan base.
The Raven Age released Conspiracy in 2019, achieving over 35 million streams and a Billboard Radio Top 30 single with Fleur De Lis. Exile was released in 2021, featuring tracks from Conspiracy reworked into an expanded acoustic format. He also presented two new tracks alongside handpicked live recordings from their tours to massive audiences in Chile, Canada, the UK and the US.
The Raven Ages are already announced to perform at a number of European festivals next year, including Rock am Ring in Germany, Graspop Metal Meeting in Belgium as well as Metal Days in Slovenia.